Fluctuating home prices in Topton, North Carolina: What causes this?

Home prices are forever in flux. Typically, home values appreciate in the long term. But, of course, there is always a certain amount of risk in real estate.

When your home appreciates you have a bigger asset to borrow against, and you'll generate a larger profit when you sell. There are many different reasons why property values in Topton shift. So, how will you know what you're investing in today will appreciate over time? It's imperative that you pick a real estate agent in Topton who understands the factors that affect local prices.

Many assume that the economy is the number one factor impacting real estate appreciation. Obviously, there are quite a few issues on a national level that impact your home's value: unemployment, interest rates, the stock market, and more. However, your house's value and the elements that play the biggest role in its appreciation depend on the local Topton economy and housing market.

Let Nantahala Real Estate Company, INC help you with your first home purchase in Topton Access to services - Convenient access to schools, jobs and amenities like shopping, restaurants and entertainment is a priority to many buyers and will greatly influence home values. So those regions typically appreciate, or keep their value, best.

Recent sales - Your real estate agent should provide you with data on the recent real estate sales in the areas that you're interested in. You'll want to know average time on market, selling versus listing price and more.

History of appreciation - In the last 5 to 10 years, have home prices gone up or down? Does location or affordability affect how desirable the community is thought to be?

Economic factors - Have companies moved into or away from an area? Are local businesses hiring? Is there a fair combination of job types in an area, or does it depend on just one industry? These items play a role.

It's vital to learn about the factors that play into your home's market price. Click here to get an assessment of your home's value. Call me at 8283213101 or e-mail me if you have any questions at all. I'd love to hear from you.

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